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Maybe Next Year Nikola Jokic Will Have Something More Than An MVP

by Colin McGowan

Nikola Jokic is confounding, and six years into making work what seems like it shouldn't, his coronation is us coming into a still somewhat baffled understanding of his genius. How wonderful it is that such a weird player is so effective. Straight up dominant.

The Nets Have Solved Basketball, For Now

by Micah Wimmer

Brooklyn has found a new way to solve basketball's fundamental problem -- not by coming up with an inventive new strategy, but by reducing the game to its bare essentials.

The Playoffs Have Entered A Disorienting Space

by Colin McGowan

For the first time in a long while, the title race is wide open, without even familiar laundry to look for.

The Sixers, The Hawks, And The Stuff Of A Potential Classic

by John Wilmes

In Game 1, we saw both the extreme benefits of Philadelphia's strategy of kaiju-like paint monster trio of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Tobias Harris, and the ways in which Trae Young can solve its long-limbed riddles.

The Trial Of Ben Simmons

by John Wilmes

Ben Simmons might have to barrel to the basket more regularly; what the highlight-seeking, unwashed masses want from him, in this case, might overlap perfectly with what his team needs to win.

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NBA Schedule

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Jun. 14 at 7:30 PM
Philadelphia (L
Atlanta (W)
Jun. 14 at 10:00 PM
Utah (L
L.A. Clippers (W)
Jun. 15 at 8:30 PM

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NBA Leaders

Stephen Curry 31.98 Points

Clint Capela 14.33 Rebounds

Russell Westbrook 11.74 Assists

Myles Turner 3.38 Blocks

Jimmy Butler 2.08 Steals

Nikola Jokic 31.10 PER

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NBA Team eDiff Leaders

Jazz 9.35 eDiff

Clippers 6.38 eDiff

Suns 5.92 eDiff

Bucks 5.75 eDiff

Sixers 5.56 eDiff

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NBA Team ORtg Leaders

Nets 118.30 ORtg

Trail Blazers 117.82 ORtg

Jazz 117.63 ORtg

Clippers 117.61 ORtg

Suns 117.20 ORtg

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NBA Team DRtg Leaders

Lakers 107.11 DRtg

Sixers 107.64 DRtg

Knicks 108.22 DRtg

Jazz 108.28 DRtg

Warriors 110.08 DRtg

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G League Leaders

Kevin Porter, Jr. 24.07 Points

Moses Brown 13.86 Rebounds

Kevin Porter, Jr. 7.20 Assists

Nick Richards 3.00 Blocks

Gary Payton II 2.54 Steals

Paul Reed, Jr. 30.58 PER

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